[Portland] Question about xdg-desktop-menu

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Thu Aug 10 01:35:15 PDT 2006

On Thursday 10 August 2006 08:00, Dan Kegel wrote:
> Sorry, I've been asleep at the switch here...
> When one runs Wine, and install a Windows app, Wine
> create the two files
> .gnome/apps/Wine/Programs/EverNote/EverNote.desktop and
> .kde/share/applnk/Wine/Programs/EverNote/EverNote.desktop
> so the installed Windows apps show up in the system menus
> no matter whether the user logs into KDE or into Gnome later.

Shouldn't it at least install into .local/share/applications?

> How is that going to work with xdg-desktop-menu?
> Does using xdg-desktop-menu mean that menu items
> are installed for just one desktop system?

It will install into the XDG standard location and the legacy locations of 
both desktops


Kevin Krammer <kevin.krammer at gmx.at>
Qt/KDE Developer, Debian User
Moderator: www.mrunix.de (German), www.qtcentre.org
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